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Why most online tutorials are a waste of time

Have you ever created a tutorial and wanted to share it on  social media?

Don’t! Or at least only do so when you’re confident of its quality.

You may have the best intentions and a lot of enthusiasm, but unless your tutorial looks and sounds professional it’s a waste of time.

All too often,…

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The technology myth: Why you can be an over 35 tech wiz

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A common misconception about technology is that young adults and teenagers are more proficient users than those over 35.

The technology age, it appears, has bypassed Baby Boomers and Generation X.

As a technology teacher, however, I take great pleasure in dispelling this myth.

In particular, working with teenagers gives me insight into how and why they use…

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Yes, people over 30 can learn to be tech-savvy

Recently, I wrote about the Technology Myth and the common misconception that people under 30 are somehow more adept at using technology than older generations.

This myth is pervasive, but it’s wrong.

This is because research proves that learning technology requires adequate tuition whatever your age.

This is great news for all those mature people — especially…

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VAIO laptops are the Warrior Woman’s best friend

I fell in love with the VAIO as soon as I saw it.

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An Apple a day keeps the customer, hooray!

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I needed to escape like Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible before being cornered.

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Five ways to stop your kid becoming an iPad zombie

I read an article in The Telegraph yesterday that made The Walking Dead look like a documentary.

British parents are paying tens of thousands of dollars for their pre-schoolers to attend a 28-day digital detox program. Yes, that’s right. These toddlers have a technology habit so bad that they throw crazy…

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Wanted: Google cafe manager (must be genius)

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In a previous post I lambasted the pretentious language of job advertisements – especially the ridiculous  blurbs from technology companies.

This week’s doozy is from Google, a corpulent company whose slogan ‘Do no evil’ is surely something Aslan would say over tea and scones before a Narnian battle.

Google is advertising for a Food Experience Design Manager. In layman’s terms, this means it wants…

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